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About PTE Part 2 (Reading)

This page is about PTE Part 2 (Reading), which (as you probably guessed!), focuses on your reading skills. However, it is very important in the PTE test to remember that you will actually need to use (and will be tested on) more than just your reading.

This section of the PTE test takes between 32-40 minutes and contains 15-20 ‘independent and integrated skills items’ (this is just an unnecessarily fancy way of saying ‘different question types’).

A combination of any of the following different question types might appear in this section of the test:

The tasks in part 2 of the PTE test are designed to test your ability to read, write and listen to information provided in English.

Because PTE Academic tests integrated skills, one item type in this part of the test also assesses writing skills (Reading & Writing Fill in the Blanks). Later in this course we will now look at the different types of task you may need to complete in more detail (or you can click the links in the list above).



PTE Listening Highlight incorrect words exercise 1

Now test your skills with PTE Listening Highlight incorrect words exercise 1. To simulate the real PTE test, you should only play the audio ONCE. You will hear a recording about. Below is a transcript of the recording. Some words in the transcription differ from what...

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PTE Listening Summarise spoken text practice exercise 1

In PTE Listening summarise spoken text practice exercise 1, you will hear a short recording. Write a summary for a fellow student who was not present at the lecture. You should write 50-70 words. You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on...

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About PTE Part 2 (Reading)

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